Re: [dev] dmenu patch to return all matching items (for a new dmenu-powered music player interface)

From: Peter John Hartman <>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 14:40:54 -0500

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 04:37:37PM +0000, Connor Lane Smith wrote:
> On 11 November 2010 16:00, Michael Farnbach <> wrote:
> > Hey, this brings up a question.
> > I've noticed that suckless's apps push as many configuration items into the
> > compile time as they can (just a high-level observation, I'm not saying it
> > is actually a rule of thumb.)
> This is certainly true for dwm, but no longer for dmenu tip: all
> configuration is done at execution time. dwm needs a config.h so you
> can add tags and layouts and such without having to patch the main
> source file, whereas dmenu has no such need.

I've made this request before, and always get yelled at, but it would be
nice if dmenu had a config.h file which allowed one to override the default
keybindings, set a default color/font, and so on and so forth.


sic dicit magister P
PhD Candidate
Collaborative Programme in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
University of Toronto
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